• ATIF Year VI

    One week shy of ATIF’s fifth anniversary, the Board announced the appointment of an Interim Board to lead the Association in 2015.

    Giovanna Lester and Daniela Guanipa will take the helm of ATIF from January 1 through December 31, assisted by Maria Mallarino, Emmy Prieto, Dianna McCrary, Sylvia Korwek and Carmen Sáenz. You can learn more about our new Board by visiting our website (www.atifonline.org), under About/Board.

    The Interim Board was appointed to get ATIF ready for this year's elections, lead the organization back to its original Business Plan by aligning its growth, market reality and membership expectations, to receive the 56th ATA Annual Conference in style, among other things. The Interim Board has a one year term. Its members are veterans, former board members, as well as new individuals. The mix is intended to ensure continuity and insert new perspectives into our work.

    We believe in ATIF. We count on your vote of confidence and support of our Interim Board. ATIF’s commitment to its membership is reflected in the actions we take to ensure that the best interest of the members remains our main focus.

    ATIF Interim Board

  • Int’l Medical Interpreters Association & ATIF

    "It is great for Florida.

    I hope that the IMIA and ATIF can work side by side in a collaborative way so that each promote each other's work and IMIA can serve as a resource to ATIF members that specialize in medical interpreting just as ATIF can serve as a resource to IMIA Florida members that want to broaden their horizons. Our call will be for all our FL members to support and join the only state association ATIF and we hope that ATIF will encourage their medical interpreter members to join IMIA which is the only national trade association for medical interpreters."

    Izabel Arocha, IMIA President, February 2010

  • Florida Int’l University & ATIF

    "Be advised that Florida International University, through its T&I Program, recognizes, endorses, supports, and commends ATIF and its devoted volunteers for their continuing effort in assuring that our profession continues to have much-needed organizational representation."

    Eric Camayd-Freixas, FIU Modern Languages Department, December 2009

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Professional Service Announcement: Employment and Training Opportunities in Florida

Please note the following court interpreting-related training and job opportunities that may be of interest:
Continuing Interpreter Education (CIE)

  •  The National Center for Interpretation at the University of Arizona will be offering the course Ethics for Court Interpreters Online.  This course has been approved by the Court Interpreter Certification and Regulation Program for 3.6 CIE credits and assigned course approval number CEAA # 14-0091.  This two-session course will be held on two consecutive Saturdays in October.  Participation is required at both sessions in order to receive CIE credit.
    Date/Time:  Saturday, October 18 and 25, 2014 from 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Eastern Time)
    Location:  This is a live, in-person webinar that takes place online.  Details on how to access the live streaming event will be sent in advance of the workshop date.
    Course Fees:  $45.00
    Registration:  Please visit the National Center for Interpretation’s website at http://nci.arizona.edu/ethics to register.

Test Preparation Workshop

 Please note the following workshop is a preparatory educational activity and is not approved for Continuing Interpreter Education credit.

  •  The National Center for Interpretation at the University of Arizona will be offering a Consortium Spanish/English Oral Test Prep Workshop on November 15-16, 2014 in Miami, Florida.  For additional information and to register, please see attached flyer or contact the provider at 520-621-3615 or by e-mail at ncitrp@email.arizona.edu.
    Date/Time:  November 15-16, 2014 from 9:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. both days
    Location:  Leon Medical Center, Flagler Center, 7950 NW 2nd Street, Miami, FL 33126
    Registration:  $335.00 (Register by October 25, 2014 to receive a 10% early bird discount)
    Payment:  Please visit the National Center for Interpretation website for registration and payment information.

Job Vacancies

Please feel free to disseminate this announcement as you deem appropriate.

Thank you,

Lisa Bell
Senior Court Operations Consultant
Court Interpreter Certification and Regulation Program
Office of the State Courts Administrator | 500  S. Duval Street | Tallahassee, FL 32399
Tl. 850.922.5107 | F. 850.414.1342

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